APPA se­lects Dr San­tosh Soans for Asian award

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Man­galuru based pae­di­a­tri­cian San­tosh

Soans has been se­lected as one of the re­cip­i­ents of the pres­ti­gious “Out­stand­ing Asian Pae­di­a­tri­cian Award 2018” in­sti­tuted by the

Asia Pa­cific Pae­di­atric As­so­ci­a­tion (APPA). The award is be­ing given in recog­ni­tion of the re­cip­i­ents’ out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion to the field of pae­di­atrics. Along with In­dia, Asia Pa­cific Pae­di­atric As­so­ci­a­tion has 26 coun­tries, in­clud­ing Aus­tralia, Ja­pan, China,

New Zealand, Hong Kong, Sin­ga­pore and Malaysia. Dr Soans, who is na­tional pres­i­dent of the In­dian Academy of Pae­di­atrics, is the third In­dian so far to re­ceive the award. The award will be given on Au­gust 28 at Penin­sula Is­land in Nusa Dua-Bali, In­done­sia. A na­tive of Kun­da­pur, Dr Soans is an alum­nus of Kas­turba Med­i­cal Col­lege, Man­galuru and Ma­ni­pal. He is now serv­ing AJ In­sti­tute of Med­i­cal Sci­ences, Man­galuru, as Pro­fes­sor and Head of the Depart­ment of Pae­di­atrics.

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